[ubuntu-art] Blubuntu Font Theme

Kenneth Wimer kwwii at ubuntu.com
Tue Jun 19 23:21:13 BST 2007

On Tuesday 19 June 2007 23:36:03 Troy James Sobotka wrote:
> Kenneth Wimer wrote:
> > On Wednesday 13 June 2007 19:37:20 Zach Rattner wrote:
> >> >> Hi,
> >> >>
> >> >> I am interested in helping the development of Blubuntu. Would a new
> >> >> font scheme be possible? Everything else about Ubuntu is easily
> >> >> customizable, but the fonts always have to be changed manually. I
> >> >> think it would be a good idea to have a new default font for
> >> >> Blubuntu. I don't think it should be as wide as the current Ubuntu
> >> >> default font.
> >>
> >> The font is a matter of the desktop itself and is not include-able in
> >> any theme package system that I know of.
> You can set all of the fonts in gtkrc, but unfortunately, the default
> Ubuntu schema doesn't allow for the changing of the window title font as
> it is fixed set via a gconf setting.
> /apps/metacity/general/titlebar_uses_system_font
> Ken, would it seem logical to 'untoggle' this schema setting and set it
> such that it abides by the gtkrc requests (and obviously set it in the
> gtkrc as well)?

I'll be quite honest and say that I have no idea what exactly happens, gtkrc 
is mystery-land for me (still). I would definitely like to improve things, so 
if someone can come up with something which does that I'll give my all to 
make sure it is included :-)

> Sincerely,


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